Botanical Name: Origanum Compactum Benth
Plant Part: Herb
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Oregano is an upright perennial herb, growing to about thirty-two inches with a straight stem covered in hair. The leaves are dark green and oval in shape. It will also have a profusion of pink flowers clustered in heads at the top of the branches.
Color: Dark grey liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Organic Oregano Essential Oil has a powerful, spicy, camphor-like aroma.
Common Use: Organic Oregano Essential Oil is considered to be "nature's cure all" as it is reputed to have potent antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial and anti-parasitic properties. In topical applications, Organic Oregano Oil can be used to treat itches, skin infections, cuts and wounds; and because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it is effective against swelling and pain caused by rheumatism. For aromatherapy purposes, Organic Oregano Oil is useful in blends to treat symptoms associated with colds, flues, bronchitis and other respiratory ailments.
Spiritual Use: Oregano releases the fear of completion and thoughts of vulnerability.
What Chakra is connected: Solar plexus
History: The word "oregano" is actually derived from the Greek phrase, "joy of the mountains". Just married couples were crowned with wreaths of it and it was also put on graves to give peace to departed spirits. In China, it has long been used to treat fever, diarrhea, and vomiting.
Cautions: Organic Oregano Essential Oil is both a dermal irritant and a mucous membrane irritant. Avoid use if pregnant.
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Do not use during pregnancy.